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Should i see million dollar quartet?

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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 04:42pm
Is it any good?
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 04:48pm

I haven't seen it, so I can't help you out, but just a word to anyone planning to respond. Choose your words very carefully, please. After Eight reads these boards, and he checks his list twice -- not because he's thorough, but because he usually nods off in the middle the first time.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 04:48pm
I saw it on Broadway with OBC and I had a lot more fun than I expected. It depends how much the tickets are. I say if they're inexpensive enough, go for it. It's fun if nothing else.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 06:20pm
Very good show. I didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I did. It is in a smaller theater than it was on Broadway so it is a more intimate feel. They scaled down the actual Broadway set and are using it at NWS. The entire cast is quite talented and the female lead does what has become my favorite version of "Fever".
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 07:00pm
I enjoyed the show a lot. The performances were solid, the staging was great, the story moved along. It helped that I like early rock and roll and knew almost all the songs, but my 22-year-old daughter liked the show too. Theater was very nice, smallish in size, great sight lines. The only thing I found a bit frustrating was that sometimes a verse of a song would be performed, and then dialogue took place, and then the song resumed. That's just a quibble though. Bonus: Roving waiters will serve you snacks and drinks (including a $5 sangria) right to your seat!
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 08:58pm
The Sangrias cost $4.00! Maybe mac was including the tip!
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 09:02pm
It's pretty dumb, but it's a fun night out. Then again, I saw it for free.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 11:03pm
YES
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Posted: 3/1/12 at 11:03pm
YES
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/1/12 at 11:35pm
The audiences are loving this show. Basically for the music, as there's not much plot, but it's a good time. Almost like a concert.You can't help dancing in your seat!

Highly recommended.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/2/12 at 09:14am
If you can get a discount, in that little theater, it's a great buy.
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Posted: 3/4/12 at 10:17am
^^^I agree. Discounts are readily available at TKTS, on tdf.org, and goldstar.com (free to join). The goldstar tickets are $45. You can sit pretty much anywhere in the theater and have great views.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/8/12 at 10:11pm
I would opt for something else. Not a great nite in the theatre in my opinion.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/8/12 at 10:14pm
Go see something else. It's like watching paint dry with a soundtrack brought to you by the best impersonators money can buy.

Updated On: 3/8/12 at 10:14 PM
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/9/12 at 12:50am
In general, the show works so much better in a smaller off-Broadway version(probably why the Chicago version has been running so long). The dialogue scenes will make you want to pull your eyes out and stuff them in your ears...but when they sing, it's really something. The performances are amazing, the sound is fabulous, and the energy is infectious. So if you can get a discount, take advantage of it.


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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/9/12 at 01:03am
Million Dollar Quartet is still playing? I thought the show closed months ago...
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/9/12 at 09:47am
^ No, on the contrary, it sells pretty well.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/9/12 at 12:00pm
I agree that the show would work better in a smaller setting.

I enjoyed myself when I saw it on Broadway. From an objective standpoint, it's not great art or anything. But it's definitely quality entertainment.
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Should i see million dollar quartet?
Posted: 3/11/12 at 12:21pm
I didn't even think the impersonations were that good except for Jerry Lee Lewis.

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